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the syrian government is now on the defensive. they are trying to defend itself, trying to find some sort of appeal to stay in power. you hear this time and time again -- they have so much confidence. we have been to syria so many times and they believe even with light weapons, we have seen territorial gains on the ground. they have been able to take territory. but you cannot call it liberated territory simply because everywhere remains a target. syrian fighter jet, artillery. at the end of the day, there are civilians, civilians caught in the crossfire. and anger is growing. people are worried about how will they find bread, fuel. life is becoming increasingly difficult for the people inside. winter, people are called. refugees in neighboring countries. some people are returning simply because life in exile to them is a slow death. they would rather cheat death inside. so, a very gloomy picture. the international community extremely worried about the post-assad days, talking about the possibility of even more chaos. >> thank you very much, indeed. an afghan policeman killed a u.s. contra
government, which has been weakened, it is the assad government, which is on the defensive and it is state that wants a negotiated settlement. the syrian government is just as committed to fighting this war until the end. it says its army is still strong. but its heavy firepower hasn't been able to finish off its opponents and crush the rebels. >> this is the frontline, using tanks, mortars, cluster bombs. you name it. >> neither side has the upper hand militarily and they are not close to negotiating an end to the war either. >> well, the conflict there in syria is expected to be at the top of the agenda at the annual summit of the gulf arab nation. leaders of the g.c.c. countries have arisen for talks. it is expected they will repeat a call for assad to step down. tensions are neighboring iran will also be discussed. egypt's elections committee has said it will announce on tuesday the official results off of votes on the constitution. nearly 2/3 of egyptians voted in favor of the draft charter. >> from the beginning the national salvation front said this constitution does not represent t
of that to constitute torture. >> britain's ministry of defense while acknowledging the payouts assures that it wasn't anything but a few. the vast majority he said have acted with dignity. we seek to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice [beep] -- brought to justice. [beep]. [beep]. >> but it's starting to cost the u.k. government a lot of money. >> $3 million have been paid out. that's an average about 114. with almost two -- 200 cases the ministry of defense is likely to get bigger. there are the 700 or so individuals that could be filing claims in 2013. >> still ahead here on "al jazeera." farmers turn on each other. and an unusual exhibition in at 4:00 pacific. >> welcome back, the top stories here on "al jazeera." mario monti has resigned after 13 years as the prime minister. sill i have you burr luss coney says he will -- burr luss coney -- berlusconi says he will try to replace him. >> president barack obama announced he will nominate john kerry for secretary of state. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> and the powerful national rifl
re ntly vowed to address it during his second term. in a statement, the natural resources defense council called jackson an unrivaled champion of our health and environment adding -- thousands of dockworkers along the u.s. east coast and gulf coast are threatening to go on strike this weekend in a dispute over pay. the potential strike by the international longshoremen's association would effect nearly half of the country's ocean bound shipping traffic at 14 points -- ports and mark the first by the group in decades. president obama is facing calls from corporate groups to use emergency powers to rippon the strike. michigan governor rick snyder has signed into law a measure allowing michigan areas to declare bankruptcy or fall under the control of an unelected emergency manager enabled to fire public officials and nullify union contracts. state republicans approved it this month after voters repealed a similar initiative on election day. despite reimposing a measure that was rejected by popular vote, governor snyder said -- was among a number of controversial bills recently advanc
with china. they have long wanted to rewrite the pacifist constitution that allows only a military for self-defense. >> this is how to reshape of the culture of japanese postwar society. he has written about these things in the past and that is what he is concerned with. >> a cabinet of new faces from his liberal democratic party. they will have to win over a public weary of revolving door politics and convinces people that the best of times is still ahead. >> toyoda agrees to pay more than $1 billion to settle legal claims. the problems were found in many hybrid models that covers direct payout to customers and will go towards installing a break overrides system in 3 million cars. former car owners sold vehicles below the value because of bad publicity. the deal still needs to be approved by california federal judge. i am joined by the adult professor of economics at nyu, could have you with us. it is potentially one of the biggest settlement in history in the u.s.. if a sign of how serious this case is. >> is certainly is a large amount. nobody is for defective vehicles, but i think it is a bit p
purposes. the defense ministry's released a report. north korea says the satellite -- says iraq was used to pay satellite into space. sunday marks the birthday of the japanese emperor. he reassured crowds he has made a full recovery since having heart bypass surgery in february. he took the opportunity to highlight the plight of the aging population. he is part of the oldest monarchy in the world. in south africa, kids from poor neighborhoods are exposed to carbon an early age. kids are now using skateboards to keep themselves off the streets and out of trouble. >> it is his first time on a skateboard. she is a little uneasy, but she wants to learn. it is her way of forgetting about the sometimes dangerous streets of johannesburg. >> they get into troubles in areas like this because of the overcrowding. people get drunk and crazy. they fight. children get hit. >> she lives in an area known for violent crime. high unemployment means many young people are on the streets with nothing to do. the older boys teach the little ones, keeping them off the streets and hopefully out of danger. some
a shot fired. a soldier pulled out to take up a defensive position 75 kilometers from the capital. the rebels are said to have agreed to attend peace talks in the next few days, but no preconditions have been set. the threat of an all out assault on the capital remains. >>> still to come, thousands of protesters demanded the macedonian prime minister -- >> i am the eye opening documen, only one link tv. >>> a reminder of the main stories on al-jazeera, thousands have taken part and candlelight vigils in india to mark the death of a woman who was beaten and gang raped. six men have been charged in connection with her murder. u.s. president obama says that politicians must act now to avoid economic disaster. meeting to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff were held. and rebel fighters ha effectively sound -- surrounded the african capital and have agreed to attend peace talks. the hope is negotiations will start soon. >>> four people were killed when an airplane crashed into a main road near the russian capital moscow. they were injured when the aircraft skidded off the runway and broke
emotions, we may also repress our immune defenses. how does that play out in various diseases? >> well, when i looked at the kind of people that would be coming under my care in palliative care, but also the kind of people who would get sick when i was in family practice, a number of salient characteristics presented themselves. one was the repression of anger. people didn't know how to express negative emotion. they were afraid to do so or did not know when they were angry. people who were pleasers, they tried to always not to disappoint other people. they never knew how to say no. they took on everything without a murmur, because they saw their role as always being the caregivers and the caretakers. and they had an exceedingly powerful sense of duty, role and responsibility. now, if you look at the role of healthy assertion of boundaries and anger, for example, it's actually there to protect you. i'm talking about healthy anger. it's not there to attack anybody; it's just there to protect your boundaries. that's the same role as the immune system have. the immune system also function
, there has been a big push since the end of the cold war by the big defense and security and i.t. companies to sell things like video surveillance systems, things like geographic mapping systems, and even more recently, drone systems that are being used in the assassination raids in afghanistan and pakistan and elsewhere. >> that is stephen graham, author of, "cities under siege: the new military urbanism." your final comment? expressing weaponization in the way we live. policing is one of the most obvious and current examples in that. i would suggest the pervasive development of john technology around the world that we are saying are being used for all sorts of purposes is really the thin edge of the wedge when it comes to these issues. we're going to see greater and greater weaponization of drones that we see used in pakistan and afghanistan and other places. we're going to see the appearances of those sorts of drones in our own domestic policing and surveillance activities in the united states and in europe. there is a huge element to them besides the obvious a limit of human rights, fre
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